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British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Aqua Vista Hotels Hosts Art Happening at ‘Aqua Gallery’

Aqua Vista Hotels recently presented a new group art exhibition, during a special event at its avant-garde Aqua Gallery, on the island of Santorini.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Tourism to Greece Roars Ahead, Arrivals Up in July

Greece recorded a 9.8 percent increase in international air arrivals in July but a 2.1 percent decline in the number of road arrivals compared to the same month in 2017.

Santorini Experience 2018: Registration Closes on August 31

Professional and amateur athletes interested in participating in the Santorini Experience 2018, have until August 31, to register online.

WTM London: Marketing, PR Companies Sign Up for New Agency Pavilion

A number of marketing and PR companies from the UK and Greece have signed up for the new Agency Pavilion of WTM London, which will take place in November.

Die Presse Warns Greece’s Reliance on Tourism Risky

The Greek tourism sector may have helped the country emerge stronger from the crisis but Austrian paper Die Presse claims reliance may prove to be risky in the coming years.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites Nominated at 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Athens Luxury Suites on the island of Santorini is a nominee in three categories in this year’s World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Santorini’s Vedema Luxury Resort Shows a New Face this Summer

Following extensive renovation works, "Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort" on the island of Santorini recently unveiled its “new face” to its summer guests.

Ryanair Supports ‘Santorini Experience’ Event with Special Fares

Ryanair, the official airline partner of the "Santorini Experience" event, has released seats for sale from Athens to Santorini at prices from €19.99.

Santo Maris Oia Holds Environmental Activities for Students on Santorini

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa and the Agoni Grammi Gonimi NGO recently carried out an environmental awareness program for high school students on Santorini.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Paros: T+L’s Best Island in Europe for 2018 Sees Arrivals Soar

The Greek island of Paros, which was recently labeled as the best island in Europe for 2018 by Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine, saw its arrivals soar in June.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Discover Santorini’s Hidden Treasures with DNA Travel

DNA Travel this summer is giving travelers - including history buffs and wine lovers - the chance to explore the alternative tourism side of Santorini.

Santorini Experience 2018: Challenging Running Races and Cultural Events

Challenging running races for professional and amateur athletes, as well as cultural events for all are included in the program of Santorini Experience 2018.

Santo Maris Announced ‘Greece’s Leading Island Villas’ at WTA 2018

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, located on Santorini, was announced "Greece’s Leading Island Villas" for 2018 at the World Travel Awards.